Yashaswini Dayama, a refreshing and emerging talent, who played Jackie alongside Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan in the Gauri Shinde-directed movie Dear Zindagi. The movie collected around 1.1 billion at the worldwide box office.
However, this is not her first appearance on Bollywood. She previously starred in Pawan Kripalani’s psychological horror movie Phobia, where she played the role of Nikki alongside Radhika Apte. Though the movie was an average hit at the box office, it was well-received by critics.
Yashaswini says that the success she has got in acting is no less than a surprise for her as she never thought of going into the field of acting. She wanted to become a singer since childhood.
Her journey in acting was very smooth and she has made her place in Bollywood today, who started with an advertisement.
This article is about a girl who wanted to become a singer but her life took such a turn that she has become a multi-talented celebrity who is an actress, singer, model, YouTuber and voice over artist.
Yashaswini R Dayama Wiki
|👩 Personal Info|
|Real Name||Yashaswini R Dayama|
|Date of Birth||25 October 1994 – Tuesday|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Age (as in 2021)||26 years|
|Hobbies||Listening to music, Shopping|
Reading a book
|Profession(s)||Actress, Model, Singer|
YouTuber, Voice-Over Artist
|Debut||Film: Phobia (2016)|
|Famous For||Role in the film Dear Zindagi|
|👧 Body Appearance & 💪 Physical Stats|
|Height||5’ 1” Feet-inches|
|Weight||approx. 54 kg|
Biography – Early Life and Career
Yashaswini R Dayama was born on October 25, 1994, (age in 2020; 25 years) in Mumbai. She is from a Hindu family and was raised in Mumbai.
She did her schooling from Mumbai and did her B.A. Major in Political Science from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Yashaswini, who was interested in singing, choose modelling as a career after completing her studies.
Yashaswini met casting director Tejas Sawant through her brother, who told her that telecom giant Airtel was auditioning for a new advertising campaign Airtel 4G. She was selected here and did an advertised for Airtel. After that, she has worked in various TV commercials like Hike, Micromax, and Coca Cola.
After doing similar advertisements, she was called to audition for Dear Zindagi and Phobia movies. Where she was selected for Phobia movie but had to give 3 auditions for Dear Zindagi movie.
She was acted in Dice Media’s web series Adulting Season 1 in 2016 and also acted in Season 2 as well. After this, in 2017, she also worked in a short film called Ruhaan – The Story of a Lost Boy.
In 2019, she worked in Amazon’s TV series Made in Heaven and Netflix’s web series Delhi Crime.
In 2020 Yashaswini also acted in a female-based short film Devi, co-starring Kajol, Shruti Haasan, Neha Dhupia, Neena Kulkarni, Mukta Barve, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Sandhya Mhatre and Rama Joshi.
Apart from this, she has done many videos with a YouTube channel named FilterCopy and has sung many parody songs in YouTube channel named Shudh Desi Ending.
|📚 Education Information|
|College(s)/University||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Education Qualification||• B.A. Major in Political Science|
• Degree in Mass Media
|💖 Favourite Things|
|Favourite Actor||Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Jennifer Lawrence|
Emma Stone, Alia Bhatt
|Favourite Food||Pizza, Burger and Chinese|
|Favourite Colour||Grey, White|
|Favourite Place||New York|
|Favourite Books||The Bridges of Madison County, Series of Harry Potter|
|Favourite Cartoon||Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse|
|Favourite Movies||• Parks and Recreation (2009)|
• Lootera (2013)
Family and Relationship/Boyfriends
Yashaswini belongs to a filmy background family. Her father’s name is Ramakant Dayma who is an actor and has worked in many movies like Father (Paa) (2009), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Inteqam: The Perfect Game (2004), Maza Saubhagya (1994).
Her mother’s name is Asha Dayama who is a housewife. She has an elder brother named Prabuddha Dayama and is an actor too. She is not in a relationship yet and does not have a boyfriend.
Yashaswini Dayama List of Movies and Web Series
|✏️ No.||🎬 Movies/Web Series||📋 Note|
|2.||Dear Zindagi (2016)||Film|
|3.||Adulting (2016)||Web Series|
|4.||Ruhaan- The Story of a Lost Boy (2017)||Short Film|
|5.||Made in Heaven (2019)||TV Series|
|6.||Delhi Crime (2019)||Web Series|
|7.||Devi (2020)||Short Film|
|💸 Net Worth & Income|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Source of Income||Acting, Modelling, YouTube|
Yashaswini Dayama Instagram and Other Social Media Accounts
Yashaswini became quite famous after the Dear Zindagi movie and benefited from it as a boost in followers on her Instagram account.
Her Instagram account is “yashaswinidayama” which has more than 412k followers.
|📱 Other Social Accounts|
|YouTube||Yashaswini R Dayama|
|Mobile Number||Not Available|
Some Lesser-Known Fact of Yashaswini
- In 2016, Yashaswini came into the limelight after playing the role of Alia Bhatt’s best friend – ‘Jackie’ in the film ‘Dear Zindagi’.
- Apart from being an actress, Yashaswini is also a singer and has sung many parody songs for YouTube channel ‘Shuddh Desi Ending (SDE)’.
- In 2019, Yashaswini starred in the Netflix web series ‘Delhi Crime’, which is based on the 2012 Delhi’s Nirbhaya case.
- She is an avid dog lover and believes that dogs are adorable.
- She is a food lover. Her Instagram profile is full of food-related photos and videos.
- Yashaswini gained acclaim for her natural acting and adorable style in the film and media industry.
- After working with Alia Bhatt, she has become a huge fan of her.
- She is a travel lover and is fond of travelling to different places.
- Despite not having the knowledge of acting, she got an opportunity to work in Bollywood films only after advertising.
- In 2018, she received a special mention from Forbes India, she was featured in ‘Forbes India 30 Under 30’.